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Hungarian minister tests positive for Covid-19 in Bangkok

November 05, 2020 5:00 AM

BANGKOK • Hungary's foreign minister tested positive for coronavirus in Thailand, the kingdom's health minister said yesterday, a day after Mr Peter Szijjarto jetted in from a meeting with Cambodian Premier Hun Sen.

Cambodian opposition activists sentenced for treason

September 24, 2020 2:24 PM

PHNOM PENH (AFP) - Seven Cambodian activists have been handed jail sentences for treason over comments posted online supporting an exiled opposition figure, their lawyer said on Thursday (Sept 24), deepening the kingdom's crackdown on dissent.

Singapore fengshui master barred from Cambodia for disrespect during dance performance

March 05, 2020 5:25 PM

BANGKOK - A Singapore fengshui master has been barred from Cambodia after he was rebuked by Prime Minister Hun Sen for showing disrespect during a Cambodian classical dance performance.

Cambodia PM Hun Sen defends Westerdam ship docking despite coronavirus diagnosis

February 18, 2020 3:33 PM

SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (AFP) - Cambodia's strongman premier defended on Tuesday (Feb 18) his decision to allow a US cruise ship to dock despite at least one passenger later being diagnosed with the deadly coronavirus, while authorities scrambled to track down hundreds that came in contact with her.

PM Hun Sen plans to visit Cambodian students in Wuhan, seeks Chinese permission

February 05, 2020 3:33 PM

PHNOM PENH (THE PHNOM PENH POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Prime Minister Hun Sen intends to fly to the Chinese city of Wuhan on Wednesday (Feb 5) to visit Cambodian students stranded there.

Hun Sen denies Cambodia is Chinese 'colony' as work on US$2b road begins

March 22, 2019 3:04 PM

PHNOM PENH (AFP) - Cambodia broke ground on Friday (March 22) on a US$2 billion (S$2.70 billion) Chinese-funded expressway - the country's first - as strongman premier Hun Sen denied his country was in danger of becoming a colony of Beijing.

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